The 10 Biggest Rage-Fits In the World of Soccer

Any soccer fanatic knows that this sport has a way of rousing the emotions within us–either while talking about the sport, watching it on television, or most commonly, while playing it. Though this may be far truer for some of us than others, we’ve all experienced these feelings, ranging from elation to rage, or have … Continue reading The 10 Biggest Rage-Fits In the World of Soccer →

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10. The Battle of Santiago

This 1962 World Cup match is considered one of the most brutal games in World Cup history, and it was provoked by a couple of Italian journalists who decided it was their job to poke fun on the country hosting the tournament, which had just suffered a massive earthquake. In the end those journalists had to be quickly taken outside of the country for their own safety.

Ironically enough, Ken Aston, the referee who “pretended” to referee this match was the same person that would go on to introduce the usage of yellow and red cards.

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